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seising

[see-zing]
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noun Chiefly Law.
  1. seizing.

seise

[seez]
verb (used with or without object), seised, seis·ing.
  1. Chiefly Law. seize.
Related formsseis·a·ble, adjectiveseis·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for seising

Historical Examples

  • Still employed by the seising crew which was in Magee, Miss.

    Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy


British Dictionary definitions for seising

seise

US seize

verb
  1. to put into legal possession of (property, etc)
Derived Formsseisable, adjectiveseiser, noun

Word Origin

variant of seize
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